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Drones Spray Holy Water at India Hindu Festival

Drones sprayed holy water from the Ganges on thousands of Hindu pilgrims last week to reduce crowding during a massive festival being held despite soaring Covid cases in India. The Gangasagar Mela in the east of the country has drawn comparisons with another “superspreader” Hindu gathering last year that the

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Drone Harmony Raised $1.6M to Accelerate Innovation

Drone Harmony is a supplier of automation software for data acquisition workflows in the commercial drone market. The Full-3D Flight Planning Engine provides unprecedented degrees of automation in flight plan generation, plan visualization and flight execution, making it the best choice for safe, efficient and high-quality data acquisition. For the

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Fenix Group to Deliver Portable C2 Tech to California Guard

Chantilly, Virginia-based Fenix Group Inc. was recently awarded a contract via Nokia Corporation and the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to deliver citizen broadband radio service (CBRS) private cellular backpacks to the California National Guard to provide resilient communications during disaster response. It will solve the command and control (C2) problem

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Involi – Full Stack Engineer

In a global setting where the use of drones has increased exponentially for a wide variety of applications, there is an urgent need to provide a solution that ensures safe integration of drones into the airspace. INVOLI develops technologies to improve the safety of drone operations alongside manned aircrafts, by

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Scotland’s Mountain Rescue Teams Turn to Drones

Scotland’s mountain rescue teams have begun using sophisticated drones to search for injured and missing climbers lost in often dangerous and isolated terrain across the Highlands. The drones, weighing just under a kilo, can be fitted with torches, heat-detecting cameras, loudspeakers and even radio handsets, enabling rescuers to search inaccessible

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Drone Harmony raised CHF 1.5 million to accelerate innovation in autonomous flight planning

Drone Harmony is an industry leader in automation software for data acquisition workflows in the commercial drone market. The Full-3D Flight Planning Engine provides unprecedented degrees of automation in flight plan generation, plan visualization and flight execution, making it the best choice for safe, efficient and high-quality data acquisition. For

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Hawker Typhoon

 During World War 2, England desperately needed a replacement for the Hawker Hurricane fighter to maintain aerial superiority over the English Channel. Without such an advantage, it would be impossible to set the stage for D-day and the eventual liberation of France. Although the aircraft was fitted with one

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SmartSky Networks, GE Aviation, and Mosaic ATM Address Advanced Air Mobility Safety

SmartSky Networks, an air-to-ground inflight connectivity provider, announced a collaboration with GE Aviation and Mosaic ATM to enhance Flight Management Systems (FMS) and Air Traffic Management (ATM) for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). The combined work effort, conducted under a NASA Innovation Award, uniquely connects the airborne and cloud-based FMS to

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Emitech Opens Test Facilities for Hydrogen Fuel Cells

The Emitech Group is expanding its activities in the field of electric mobility with test facilities dedicated to hydrogen fuel cells and equipment. The Emitech Group offers a variety and a number of unique test facilities in France, constantly evolving with the aim of supporting its customers’ innovation, in particular

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Smart, Fire-Suppressing Drones from Advanced AI Solutions

Advanced AI Solutions produces smart, fire-suppressing drones that can be deployed and managed through a variety of devices. AI software built into the drones allows early detection of fires and powerful, autonomous extinguishing capabilities. The company has launched a crowdfunding programme on StartEngine with an aim of raising $1M for

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Critical System Architecture of a 22-kW Microwave-Powered UAV

In a recent study published in the journal Energies, researchers from Canada developed a 35 GHz microwave frequency-based, low-cost and compact wireless power transmission system for a 22-kW unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The optimized size of the transmitting and receiving system was 108 m2 and 90 m2, respectively. The linearly

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